rehash

verb
re·​hash | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈhash How to pronounce rehash (audio) \
rehashed; rehashing; rehashes

Definition of rehash

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to talk over or discuss again
2 : to present or use again in another form without substantial change or improvement

rehash

noun
re·​hash | \ ˈrē-ˌhash How to pronounce rehash (audio) \

Definition of rehash (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : something that is rehashed
2 : the action or process of rehashing

Examples of rehash in a Sentence

Verb You're just rehashing the same argument all over again.
Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Trump used a fake accent to boast about Moon relenting in negotiations over the costs of U.S. military aid to South Korea and when rehashing talks with Abe had about trade tariffs, according to the newspaper. Terry Tang, The Denver Post, "Trump’s fake accent angers Asian Americans as they veer left," 22 Aug. 2019 Trump used a fake accent to boast about Moon relenting in negotiations over the costs of U.S. military aid to South Korea and when rehashing talks with Abe had about trade tariffs, according to the newspaper. Terry Tang, The Denver Post, "Trump’s fake accent angers Asian Americans as they veer left," 22 Aug. 2019 Trump used a fake accent to boast about Moon relenting in negotiations over the costs of U.S. military aid to South Korea and when rehashing talks with Abe had about trade tariffs, according to the newspaper. Washington Post, "Trump’s fake accent angers Asian Americans as they veer left," 21 Aug. 2019 But that is really all secondary to the idea that the third-place Red Sox have better things to do than rehash a two-year-old dispute. Peter Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, "David Price and Dennis Eckersley should meet — and get this over with," 18 July 2019 Jim Cambell, senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, which has represented Phillips in the other cases, called it further harassment rehashing old claims. Fox News, "Colorado Christian cakeshop sued a third time for discrimination," 11 June 2019 Virtually every form of discrimination is hashed and rehashed on the campaign trail. Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press, "Mitch Albom: Jabs at Joe Biden mask our growing ageism issue," 15 Sep. 2019 This is not to rehash the usual litany of early childhood skills some Candy Land proponents tout. Alexander B. Joy, The Atlantic, "Candy Land Was Invented for Polio Wards," 28 July 2019 While the 448-page report lays them out in great detail, some Democrats believe that the American public hasn't yet been exposed to them, and having a respected former prosecutor rehash them on national TV is worthwhile in its own right. oregonlive.com, "Watch Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress," 24 July 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Levandowski’s lawyers maintain his innocence, calling the criminal charges a rehash of civil claims that have been settled. San Diego Union-Tribune, "How Uber’s quest for self-driving tech led to criminal case," 27 Aug. 2019 Uncharted without the playability is basically just another Hollywood rehash of Indiana Jones. Adam Epstein, Quartz, "PlayStation’s first movie just lost its director—for the fifth time," 23 Aug. 2019 Stuff the typical fan wouldn’t think of are given a quick rehash. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Fall is in the air as Pasadena ISD’s football camps get to work in an urgent way," 7 Aug. 2019 Even the stage patter felt canned, a rehash of her United Center script. Kevin Williams, chicagotribune.com, "Lollapalooza 2019: Things we loved from day 4, but Ariana Grande was a pop star on autopilot," 4 Aug. 2019 Such rhetoric from both sides felt like a rehash of the cold war, and with the same purpose: to conceal the failures and weaknesses of both systems. Pankaj Mishra, Twin Cities, "Pankaj Mishra: Putin’s wrong, but so are liberals," 11 July 2019 Trump's argument for a second term then quickly became a rehash of grievances and false claims from his first campaign, along with a hit parade of Trump rally applause lines. al.com, "Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers," 19 June 2019 Does Mark feel like a rehash of tomboy Darlene with a feint toward modern attitudes about gender roles? Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "Review: The new 'Roseanne' is exactly what you'd expect, for better or worse," 9 Mar. 2018 Despite being mechanical rehashes, both modes sport entirely new subplots. Steven Strom, Ars Technica, "Review: Yakuza Kiwami 2 gets cleaned up for PS4," 28 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of rehash

Verb

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Noun

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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rehash

verb
How to pronounce rehash (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of rehash

disapproving
: to present (something) again in a slightly different form
: to talk about or discuss (something) again

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